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Cantaloupe Avocado Salsa

Yield Serves 5 (serving size: 1 cup)
Time: 25 minutes. Crunchy jicama, creamy avocado, and sweet summer cantaloupe make a great combination of flavors and textures. Use the salsa to top grilled steak or chicken, or serve it as a side dish.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cantaloupe, cut into 1/2-in. dice
  • 1 cup jicama, peeled and cut into 1/2-in. dice
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/8 to 1/4 tsp. cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 avocado, cubed

Nutrition Information

  • calories 163
  • caloriesfromfat 66 %
  • protein 2.1 g
  • fat 12 g
  • satfat 1.8 g
  • carbohydrate 15 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • sodium 131 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a large bowl, combine cantaloupe, jicama, onion, lime juice, oil, cayenne, salt, and cilantro. Gently mix in avocado. Serve over grilled flank steak or as a side dish.

  2. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.